Westin Hotels & Resorts to make Milwaukee debut


STAMFORD, CT – Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced that industry-innovator Westin Hotels & Resorts is set to debut in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in Summer 2017. Owned by Jackson Street Holdings and managed by White Lodging, The Westin Milwaukee will open on the US Bank campus at the heart of downtown with financing from BMO Harris and Anchor Bank.

“The Westin Milwaukee is a highly anticipated addition to our growing portfolio and is poised to energize the lodging market at the heart of this city’s vibrant downtown,” said Bob Jacobs, Vice President of Brand Management, North America, Westin Hotels & Resorts. “From our iconic Heavenly® Bed to our Gear Lending partnership with New Balance, we look forward to welcoming guests to The Westin Milwaukee, ensuring that they leave feeling better than when they arrived.”

“The Westin Milwaukee will be connected indoors to over 3,000 people working in downtown and will be the closest hotel to Lake Michigan, offering business and leisure travelers a unique well-being proposition, as only Westin can,” said Chris Anderson, Senior Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer with White Lodging. “We’re thrilled to continue our great relationship with Jackson Street, especially playing a role in a beautiful addition to the Milwaukee skyline and the introduction of an elevated wellness brand to the market.”

“The Westin Milwaukee will mark an important debut for Westin, paving the way for the further development of Starwood’s lifestyle brands in this key mid-western market,” said Allison Reid, Senior Vice President of Development, North America, Starwood Hotels & Resorts. “Having recently surpassed 200 hotels globally, the Westin brand continues to gain momentum in North America and around the world, propelled by the success of its distinctive well-being positioning and the enthusiasm of owners and developers who are eager to bring the brand to new markets.”